Youth Aging Out of Care: Huge Need, Huge Opportunity.
Brown, W. Scott.
Christian Alliance for Orphans.
Published: January 2014
Vol. 16, No. 5 Louis & Company Publishing
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Windsor, CO 80550
This article highlights the Christian Alliance for Orphans' Aging Out Initiative that works to identify and share proven models that show how the needs of those aging out of orphan and foster care worldwide can be met. Models and case examples are described that address life skills training, spiritual care and mentoring, transitional housing, career development, and support networks.
religious organizations; Faith based programs; aging out; foster adolescents; independent living skills; promising practices; models